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Little Nate’s big Clean Up Australia Day

Communities

March 12, 2019

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Every Tuesday, three year old Nate wakes up at 5.30am and rushes out to watch the Cleanaway waste trucks empty the bins along the street.

For Clean Up Australia Day. Nate joined his mother, Cleanaway’s Sheree Giffin, for a clean up with our Malaga team. Little did he know that he was to be rewarded with a truck ride along! Here he is pictured with our WA team wearing his Cleanaway shirt.

Nate and the team set out to clean up Lesmurdie Falls National Park which was relatively clean but still found plenty of cigarette butts, glass, beverage cans and balloons.

At the end of the clean up, one of the WA team members arranged for little Nate’s ride along in a front-lift truck.

Nate was thrilled to have an up close and personal view of the waste truck he loves so much. He even had a go at the driver’s seat ! “To say he was excited would be an understatement!” Sheree said. “He was so intrigued and loved every second of it – the smile on his face was so heartwarming! We really do have a great team here!”

 

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